MUMBAI – Tata Motors Ltd. and the Indian Space Research Organization plan to jointly develop a prototype hydrogen-fuel vehicle by December 2008. ISRO has developed a cryogenic engine for rockets that combines hydrogen and oxygen and will use this expertise to convert hydrogen into electricity to help power vehicles. Tata will convert the electricity into mechanical power, thus eliminating an internal combustion engine. It also will produce the vehicles, likely to be buses first followed by ...

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